Published on June 21st, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Women’s resources for National Aboriginal Day
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. See below for publications from Canadian Aboriginal organizations that address the concerns and needs of Aboriginal women.
First Nations and Metis Women’s Economic Security Councils
- These councils provide the Alberta government with recommendations on policies, programs, and services that can improve the lives of Indigenous women and communities.
Access the reports at http://indigenous.alberta.ca/1097.cfm
Guidelines for Research with Aboriginal Women
From Quebec Native Women
- The aim of the guideline is to promote research that is respectful of its subjects, help establish a rigorous process and ensure that research findings are useful to Aboriginal women.
Access at http://www.faq-qnw.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/QNW-2012-Guidelines_for_Research.pdf
National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
- Participants included Native Women’s Association of Canada, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, and Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak /Women of the Métis Nation in Winnipeg.
Access at http://metiswomen.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Roundtable-Summary-Report_ENG-2.pdf
Sex Trafficking of Indigenous Women in Ontario
From the Ontario Native Women’s Association
- This report documents increasing evidence and concerns around the vulnerabilities of Indigenous women and girls to sex trafficking.
Access at http://www.onwa.ca/upload/documents/report-sex-trafficking-of-indigenous-wom.pdf
We are Courageous and We are Healing Ourselves. Collaboration to End Violence: National Aboriginal Women’s Forum
This forum was hosted by the Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation (BC MARR) and the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)
- Read more about a national strategy to end violence against Aboriginal women.
Access at www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/…/report_collaboration_to_end_violence_forum.pdf